A Carbon Culprit: Rivers and Streams

New York Times: The amount of carbon dioxide being released from streams, rivers and lakes is probably being undercounted by scientists modeling the earth`s carbon budget, a new study suggests. The carbon dioxide emitted by inland waterways has only recently been included in assessments of global emissions over all. To date, it has mostly been measured in the form of carbon transfer from freshwater bodies to oceans. But after looking at water chemistry data from 4,000 inland waterways, the study`s authors,......

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